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Family: HIT (PF01230)

Summary: HIT domain

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Literature references

  1. Lima CD, Klein MG, Weinstein IB, Hendrickson WA , Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1996;93:5357-5362.: Three-dimensional structure of human protein kinase C interacting protein 1, a member of the HIT family of proteins. PUBMED:8643579 EPMC:8643579

  2. Lima CD, Klein MG, Hendrickson WA , Science 1997;278:286-290.: Structure-based analysis of catalysis and substrate definition in the HIT protein family. PUBMED:9323207 EPMC:9323207


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External database links

This tab holds annotation information from the InterPro database.

InterPro entry IPR001310

The Histidine Triad (HIT) motif, His-x-His-x-His-x-x (x, a hydrophobic amino acid) was identified as being highly conserved in a variety of organisms [PUBMED:1472710]. Crystal structure of rabbit Hint, purified as an adenosine and AMP-binding protein, showed that proteins in the HIT superfamily are conserved as nucleotide-binding proteins and that Hint homologues, which are found in all forms of life, are structurally related to Fhit homologues and GalT-related enzymes, which have more restricted phylogenetic profiles [PUBMED:9164465]. Hint homologues including rabbit Hint and yeast Hnt1 hydrolyse adenosine 5' monophosphoramide substrates such as AMP-NH2 and AMP-lysine to AMP plus the amine product and function as positive regulators of Cdk7/Kin28 in vivo [PUBMED:11805111]. Fhit homologues are diadenosine polyphosphate hydrolases [PUBMED:8794732] and function as tumour suppressors in human and mouse [PUBMED:10758156] though the tumour suppressing function of Fhit does not depend on ApppA hydrolysis [PUBMED:9576908]. The third branch of the HIT superfamily, which includes GalT homologues, contains a related His-X-His-X-Gln motif and transfers nucleoside monophosphate moieties to phosphorylated second substrates rather than hydrolysing them [PUBMED:12119013].

Domain organisation

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Pfam Clan

This family is a member of clan HIT (CL0265), which contains the following 5 members:

CwfJ_C_1 DcpS_C GalP_UDP_tr_C GalP_UDP_transf HIT

Alignments

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(3709)
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(773)
RP35
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RP55
(1980)
RP75
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(26)
Full
(8213)
Representative proteomes NCBI
(6615)
Meta
(3709)
RP15
(773)
RP35
(1489)
RP55
(1980)
RP75
(2350)
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(8213)
Representative proteomes NCBI
(6615)
Meta
(3709)
RP15
(773)
RP35
(1489)
RP55
(1980)
RP75
(2350)
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Seed source: Prosite & Pfam-B_8474 (Release 8.0)
Previous IDs: none
Type: Domain
Author: Finn RD, Bateman A
Number in seed: 26
Number in full: 8213
Average length of the domain: 96.10 aa
Average identity of full alignment: 27 %
Average coverage of the sequence by the domain: 65.13 %

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build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 23193494 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
Model details:
Parameter Sequence Domain
Gathering cut-off 21.0 21.0
Trusted cut-off 21.0 21.0
Noise cut-off 20.9 20.9
Model length: 98
Family (HMM) version: 18
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Interactions

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Structures

For those sequences which have a structure in the Protein DataBank, we use the mapping between UniProt, PDB and Pfam coordinate systems from the PDBe group, to allow us to map Pfam domains onto UniProt sequences and three-dimensional protein structures. The table below shows the structures on which the HIT domain has been found. There are 105 instances of this domain found in the PDB. Note that there may be multiple copies of the domain in a single PDB structure, since many structures contain multiple copies of the same protein seqence.

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